We’ve all seen them…. those unique wooden letters decorated so nicely they could be featured in a home-decor magazine. You can buy them online at small boutique shops, but you’d have to pay dearly. Why not make your own? That way, you can personalize them and color-coordinate them to go with your classroom theme! It’s not hard; I promise! Otherwise,… Read More
Archives for May 2015
I love teaching the history of our country. It never seems to grow old for me. I especially love talking about the westward expansion of the United States, including the expedition of Lewis and Clark. It is an amazing story of two men, their teenaged guide, Sacagawea, her delivery of a newborn son, unexpected reunion with her long-lost brother, discovery… Read More
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I am always looking for unique ways for my students to demonstrate understanding of novels they have read. While I love Accelerated Reader and the quick check on comprehension it provides for virtually any novel, sometimes my students crave something a little different. So, a few years ago, I started using Cereal Box Book Reports as an ELA project. My… Read More
When I heard there was going to be a Northeastern Regional TpT (Teachers Pay Teachers) Meet-Up, I never envisioned what the Meet-Up actually would be. I figured a “meet up” would be an informal gathering of maybe a dozen people who would sit around a table and talk about TpT (which would have been great, too!). This little meet-up actually… Read More